Wright State University is now offering a public sector scholarship available to federal, state, and local government employees interested in the Master of Public Administration Program.
Wright State’s M.P.A. program now has three tracks: general, criminal justice, and social issues.
Public Sector Scholarship details:
Wright State is offering a limited number of Public Sector Scholarships for federal, state, and local government employees for Fall Semester 2023. These scholarships cover 50 percent of tuition for the two-year program length. The scholarship priority deadline is April 1, 2023. However, applications will be accepted until mid-August. You should provide official confirmation of your employment to program director Daniel Warshawsky and submit your M.P.A. application through the Graduate School website. You will automatically be considered for the scholarship when your application is received.
Weblink Here: https://www.wright.edu/nowmpa
Daniel Warshawsky contact information:
Tel: (937) 775-2845 | email@example.com
Effective July 1, 2023, the slate of officers of the OCMA Executive Board will change based upon term limits and role transitions. This change will result in an at-large board vacancy.
Election of a nominated individual will take place at the OCMA Business Meeting which will be held during the OCMA Conference in April 2023.
If you are interested in serving on the OCMA Board, please email the OCMA Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 10, 2023 with the following two items:
1. Letter of Interest – one page
2. Resume – one page
Board Member Requirements
To be an OCMA Board Member, you must be actively employed as one of the following:
- City/Village/Township Administrator/Manager
- County Administrator
- Public Safety Director
- Assistant or Assistant to: City/Village/Township Administrator/Manager, Public Safety Director or Department Director level so long as a majority of the OCMA Executive Board remains at the Manager/Administrator level
Board Member Responsibilities
As an OCMA Board Member, some of your responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Attend Board Meetings (usually 6 per year)
- Vote on motions made during board meetings
- Review new member applications
- Answer questions from OCMA members and the public
- The most senior board member serves on the ICMA Conference Planning Committee
- Service on the Board can total 6 years:
Year 1 – Board Member at-large
Year 2 – Board Member at-large
Year 3 – Senior Board Member at-large
Year 4 – Vice President
Year 5 – President
Year 6 – Immediate Past President
Nominations are currently being accepted for OCMA’s Annual Awards that will be announced at the OCMA Annual Conference April 5-7. Help recognize the work of local government professionals by nominating a peer or your community for one of these awards. Categories of potential nomination include: Placemaking, Redevelopment Projects, Career Achievement, Career Development & Mentoring, Innovation in Local Government, Citizen Participation, Intergovernmental Cooperation, and Profiles in Courage. Detailed information and the nomination form can be found on the OCMA website Annual Awards page.
In addition, ICMA has announced its Local Government Excellence Awards process that celebrates the value of professional management and honor creative contributions to professional local government leadership. These awards highlight public awareness of the value of professional management, and its impact on the quality of life in our communities. Help bring awareness to Ohio projects and professionals by submitting a nomination.
Professional Awards are presented to individuals for:
- Career excellence.
- Development of new talent.
- Excellence in leadership as an assistant (regardless of title).
- Early career leadership.
- Academic contributions to the profession.
Outstanding Local Government Programs are recognized in these areas:
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